Guilt Trip

I was sitting in my bathroom, getting ready to go work at a wedding. You know, the usual getting ready stuff, fixing my hair and putting on some makeup. Mason came to the bathroom door and told me that Grandma and Grandpa were here. I was kinda surprised. Mama doesn’t come by to visit very…

Slumber Party

Taylor Belle has a few of her girlfriends over to spend the night as part of what has turned out to be her week-long birthday celebration. She is really excited. In fact, they are all excited and acting like little girls rather than the sixteen year olds that they are. I understand though. Even at…

Being A Goober

Taylor Belle came down the stairs, ready to go, and asked if she looked ok. I glanced over at her and said yes. She looked nice. And then, I looked again. She was dressed like me. Almost exactly like me. In fact, I went on to notice that not only was she dressed like me,…

Mason Is Scared

We were sitting at lunch the other day. One of my friends made the comment that she was kind of worried about her husband. He had run a marathon earlier that day and should have finished and called or texted her by this time. We laughed and teased her a little – saying he had…

Locked Screen Door

I’m not sure that Taylor Belle and Mason would ever leave the house if I didn’t make them. They seem content to stay inside and be on their computers, watch tv and play their video games. They don’t even do those things together. Taylor is camped out in her room upstairs and Mason takes over…

I Need More Time

The kids and I went out to dinner the other night. It was a Friday night, and we wanted to get out of the house and do something fun. Or at least I wanted to, so I made the kids come with me. Played the mama doesn’t want to cook and is sick of drive-thru…